5 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health in 2022
Are you planning to make a resolution in the new year? Maybe you’ve had trouble keeping resolutions in the past? As we put away our holiday decorations, and buy new calendars for 2022, it’s natural to start thinking about how to improve our physical, financial, and mental health in the coming year. Mentally STRONG has five tips to help you make and keep a New Year’s resolution to improve mental wellness.
Talk to a counselor.
Talking to a counselor can be help alleviate a wide variety of fears and challenges. Some of the most common issues discussed with counselors include depression, anxiety, relationship problems, and the inability to cope with traumatic events. Mentally STRONG has counselors who truly care about the people they serve and are ready to help.
Find a life coach.
What does a life coach do exactly? A life coach encourages and counsels clients in making life decisions and handling important relationships. Accountability and motivation, offering an outside perspective, and developing positive habits, are all ways that a life coach can be of a benefit to you in your life.
Watch or Listen to Mentally STRONG’s weekly YouTube videos or podcasts.
Every week Dr. Cristi Bundukamara, Ed.D, PMHNP-BC, founder of Mentally STRONG, creates YouTube videos and podcasts related to all things Mentally STRONG. Topics include grief, eating disorders, trauma, ADHD, relationships, and much more. This is a great support and resource as you navigate challenges.
Learn self-care methods.
Self-care is important for everyone, but especially for those who struggle with mental health. Self-care looks different for everyone as well, so it is important to find the best way to take of you. Some common self-care methods include exercising every day, eating healthy meals, staying hydrated, and practicing gratitude through journaling. What self-care methods will you try in 2022?
Try The Mentally STRONG Method
Elements of The Mentally STRONG Method include thought mapping, identifying and organizing your thoughts, understanding the power of choice, and creating a personal vision. Dr. B thoughtfully created the method as a way to address her own personal challenges and to help others do the same. Using components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), The Mentally STRONG Method was designed to help manage self-deprecating thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to ultimately live a happier life.
What are you going to do in 2022 to improve your mental wellness?